Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 138 132
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 4.11% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -11.11% +10.70%
10th Percentile £190 £211 £113
90th Percentile £446 £650 £525
South East median daily rate £356 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% +45.83% -48.57%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 819 778 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.00% 18.88% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 330 478
Berkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £234 £250
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -32.50% -3.85%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 7 £363 - 2
Reading -22 7 £200 -50.00% 4
Newbury -4 3 £419 +109.38%
Slough - 2 £363 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) Broadband
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Android
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (17.39%) VoLTE
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Workshop Facilitation
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Broadband
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) VoLTE
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) LTE
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) Skype
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) WLAN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Signage
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) BYOD
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) ITSM
7 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
1 2 (8.70%) PMBOK
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) Canon
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
5 2 (8.70%) Equitrac
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Motorola
5 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Okta
6 1 (4.35%) Qualys